Archie Giant Series Magazine #582 [Regular Edition]
(July 1988)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
13 times a year: once in July and Nov., three times in Jan. and Sept., and five times in Oct.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
076956145249 07
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, I gave you the sign to steal a base -- not my Archie!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica objects to Betty's misinterpretation of her coaching signs.
Keywords
baseball

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Health Education
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee conducts a class in AIDS awareness.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Turnabout (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Valle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Keith Roberts; Nurse Doyle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica volunteer as candy stripers at the local hospital and get to meet rock star Keith Roberts.
Reprints
Keywords
nurse

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #242, pencils are credited to Dan DeCarlo Jr.

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Search for the Fruitasaurus! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archie; Sunkist / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Veronica's Stripes 'n Fashion! (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No story; Veronica models fashion designs sent in by readers.

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Team Esteem (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Svenson; Nancy Woods; Coach Snooze; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Keystone; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
The girls' softball team and their new coach, Miss Keystone, fight for better field conditions and better practice time against an indifferent faculty and a resistant boys baseball team.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

World Tour Search! (Table of Contents: 12)

Valerie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils
Rod Ollerenshaw
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre
teen
Characters
Valerie Brown

Indexer Notes

Word search puzzle with a world cities theme.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement of Ownership

Indexer Notes

Statement filed October 1, 1987, by Michael I. Silberkleit. Published by Archie Comic Publications, Inc, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, New York, 10543. Michael I. Silberkleit and Richard H. Goldwater, same address, listed as owners. Total paid circulation: 57,250.

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Tear on the Dotted Line (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Livid that Betty is wearing the same style of dress to school that she is, Veronica manages to tear the dress. Undaunted, Betty mends the hem in the sewing room and actually manages to outdo Veronica.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Dear Betty and Veronica / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Betty and Veronica]
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Talk about your odd problems!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
"Betty" and "Veronica" answer reader letters.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, I gave you the sign to steal a base -- not my Archie!!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. ["Health Education"]
    Archie
  3. 2. Turnabout
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Discount 32"]
  5. 4. ["Double Your Fun!"]
  6. 5. The Search for the Fruitasaurus!
    Archie; Sunkist
  7. 6. ["Hang Out With Us!"]
  8. 7. Veronica's Stripes 'n Fashion!
    Veronica
  9. 8. ["Subscribe and Save"]
  10. 9. Team Esteem
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. ["Step Right Up!"]
  12. 11. ["See America's #1 Model"]
  13. 12. World Tour Search!
    Valerie
  14. 13. ["Statement of Ownership"]
  15. 14. ["Fans!"]
  16. 15. Tear on the Dotted Line
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. ["Talk about your odd problems!"]
    Dear Betty and Veronica
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